South West - Collie

Vacancy Number: 1092

A full time proceduralist general practitioner is required for this very busy practice in the heart of the South West region of Western Australia. The successful candidate will be replacing a current practitioner, so a large established patient base is available. The GP will need to have either Obstetrics and/or Anaesthetics skills to be suitable for this position. Accommodation for 12 months and a very healthy employment package is on offer. The Southern Inland Health Initiative (SIHI) has incorporated Collie as a high priority area by the Western Australian government so there is an additional, unmatched incentive package currently available. This is in addition with the General Practitioner Rural Incentive Payments available. Join a friendly team of professional general practitioners, some who hold procedural skills in obstetrics, anaesthetics and surgery.

The Practice Private, group practice. Rural Practice located 200kms southwest of Perth and 60kms inland from Bunbury. We service the local townsite and hospital. We offer on-call services, Obstetrics, Anaesthetics and minor surgery. Our practice aims to provide a holistic approach for the community.
The Requirements
  • Obstetrics: Essential
  • Anaesthetics: Essential
  • Emergency: Essential
  • Other Skills: ED not required immeditely but will look to go onto ED roster eventually. WACHS ED credentialing required.
  • On call: Two evenings a week and Saturdays.
The Package
  • Renumeration: 60% billings, no super. 80% on-call of billings.
  • Accommodation: One year accommodation for suitable applicant.
  • Vehicle: No vehicle.
  • Agreement: Independent contractor arrangement.
  • Other details: SIHI incentives.
Map of South West

South West

The South West region of Western Australia offers great diversity, with beautiful coastal environments adjacent to ancient forests.

The South West region includes the major cities of Mandurah (population 67,000), Bunbury (population 60,000) and Busselton (population 31,000), with other towns including Collie, Manjimup, Harvey, Bridgetown and the well-known wine-growing centre of Margaret River.

The region is well-serviced by doctors and specialists and includes the major health centres in Mandurah (Peel Health Campus) and Bunbury (South West Health Campus). 
The South West is popular as a holiday destination with coastal town populations swelling over the summer holiday periods and the inland areas being popular camping and adventure activity destinations.